TEEN Mom Briana DeJesus was branded as “petty” by fans for meeting up with her nemesis Kailyn Lowry’s ex Chris Lopez in a preview for the new season.
The reality stars have been in an ongoing feud and are currently in the middle of a defamation lawsuit.
Fans called Briana ‘petty’ for meeting up with Kailyn’s baby daddy Chris in the new season trailerCredit: MTV
Briana revealed she was going to be a guest on Chris’ podcast, insisting the meeting was strictly business-relatedCredit: Instagram/@chrisxlopezz
Briana and Kailyn have been in an ongoing feud and currently are in the middle of a defamation lawsuitCredit: Instagram
The drama between the pair is expected to continue on the show as Briana revealed that she had plans with Kail’s baby daddy Chris.
In the clip, the MTV star relayed the news to her sister Brittany while asking her for help picking up her two daughters at school.
When Brittany pressed the young mom about her plans, Briana admitted that she was going to Philadelphia to see Chris, 27.
She explained their relationship saying that they communicate “sometimes” on social media and later exchanged numbers.
Brittany showed her disapproval, responding: “Girl, you just being messy.”
Briana continued to detail the reason for their meetup, claiming he asked her to be a guest on his podcast called P.T.S.D. – Pressure Talks With Single Dads, to get a “single mom perspective.”
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Her sister immediately questioned her motive for participating in the podcast given her history with Chris’ baby mama.
“Why are you doing it? To get back at her?,” she asked, in which Briana denied that revenge was not her intention.
“It’s gonna cause drama, you know that,” Brittany continued. “There’s enough drama with this b***h, you don’t need no more.”
The TV star insisted that her meeting with Chris is strictly business-related as the two are getting together in neutral zones rather than their respective cities.
“There’s no, like, other motives. I don’t like him, he doesn’t like me like that. There’s no, like, sneaky links going on. It’s just something that we’re gonna do,” she explained.
Brittany didn’t seem sold on the idea, reminding Briana of the drama that could erupt down the line.
The TV personality, however, didn’t agree saying: “I see how there could be, but there shouldn’t be.”
Her sister clapped back: “But there will be,” repeating the statement multiple times to the camera.
Briana then supported her theory by bringing up her ex Devoin Austin’s guest appearance on Kailyn’s podcast, Coffee Convos, back in April.
Brittany clapped back, reminding Briana of Kailyn’s lawsuit, which she filed in response to previous comments her co-star made about her involving Chris.
Fans appeared to side with Brittany, calling out Briana’s behavior in the comments with one person writing: “Bri did this to be messy and get back at kail for having devoin on her podcast .”
While a second user echoed the statement, adding: “Notice Brianna smirk when Brittany said that it was going to cause trouble. She KNEW exactly what she was doing.”
And a third chimed in with similar thoughts, commenting: “Bri trying to find a way to be dramatic and get attention”
As a fourth also replied: “Brittany called it RIGHT. Bri is being MESSY af! She knew what she was doing”
Kailyn, 29, sued Briana, 27, in June after she claimed the star “physically beat” the father of her two youngest boys and broke into his mother’s home.
In Kail’s initial complaint, her legal team claimed that her co-star’s comments are false and were made “for the purpose of causing Lowry harm.”
Kailyn then went into their long-standing feud in the court papers filed on June 25, which began when Briana joined Teen Mom 2 in 2017.
Kailyn claimed Briana “has a history of making false public statements regarding Lowry’s family life,” including when she allegedly responded to a Twitter user “[Lowry] gets beat the f**k up by Chris in front of her kids.”
Kailyn mentioned in the lawsuit when she was excluded from the June 8, 2021, Teen Mom 2 episode.
Briana claimed she wasn’t included because she allegedly “committed violent, physical crimes towards Mr. Lopez. Defendant also asserted that Lowry was arrested for breaking and entering into the home of Mr. Lopez’s mother.”
Briana alleged Kailyn “didn’t want to film” about the alleged incident.
Kailyn claimed she did not break into Chris’ mother’s home or beat him up.
She claimed the statements “threatened” her “ability to earn a living” and that she suffered “personal humiliation and mental anguish.”
She requested $30,000, reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees, and a jury trial.
In Briana’s response, her attorney claimed his client could not have defamed Kailyn with “false” stories because she was arrested for the alleged assault on her ex.
The attorney wrote: “She verifiably was arrested for this, and her arrest garnered media attention.”
Briana’s lawyer called Kailyn’s lawsuit “meritless” and demanded the entire lawsuit be dismissed.
Chris shares sons Lux, 4, and Creed, 1, with Kailyn, who has two other sons from previous relationships.
The pair’s court hearing is set for March 29 after it had been postponed multiple times and has been a source of contention between the enemies.
Back in December, Briana body-shamed Kailyn by gifting her a treadmill.
The Sun exclusively revealed that Kailyn’s lawyer demanded Briana, 27, apologize for “antagonizing” her client.
Kail claimed that the mother of two had called her “overweight.”
Briana reportedly informed her Teen Mom co-star through social media that she would be sending her a “surprise.”
The email claimed: “The surprise was a treadmill. When read with the message, a reasonable reader would view it as your client calling my client overweight.
“If your client wants favors from my client, she should stop antagonizing her and perhaps issue an apology for the very statements she made which is the focus of this lawsuit.”
Briana’s lawyer Marc Randazza responded that he “in no way intended to upset” Kailyn over the holiday and asked her lawyer to “extend a personal apology” if she was upset.
Marc wrote in his email: “The treadmill, well I had nothing to do with that.
“That seems like an awfully expensive thing to send to someone as an insult.”
He concluded: “If Ms. Lowry doesn’t want it, I could stand to lose a few pounds myself.”
Briana is mom to daughter Nova, 10, with her ex Devoin, and Stella, four, with her ex Luis Hernandez.
Kailyn sued Briana for claiming that she ‘physically beat’ Chris and broke into his mother’s homeCredit: MTV
Briana later gifted Kailyn a treadmill as ‘a surprise’ as Kailyn claimed she was calling her ‘overweight’Credit: MTV
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